Essex crime: Essex teenager attacked by 4 men in Colchester

A teenager was left with a broken tooth and other injuries after being robbed in Essex.

Essex Police are investigating after the 19-year-old was attacked at around 3.15pm on December 13 along the Salary Brook trail near Sandpiper Close in Colchester.

He had been confronted by a group of four men and was left with a broken tooth, a cut lip, and grazes to his ankle, wrist, back, and face.

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The men have all been described as between 22 and 25 years-old.

Two have been described as black, of athletic build, 5ft 10ins, with one wearing a grey sweatshirt and the other wearing black clothing.

The other two men have been described as being ‘mixed race’ and of medium build. One is 6ft 3ins tall, with facial stubble, and wearing a black sweatshirt while the other is described as being more than 5ft 10ins tall and wearing black clothing.

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Essex Police is urging anyone who saw anything, or has any CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage from the day in question, December 13, to get in touch.

You can visit www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

The crime reference number to quote is 42/291274/21.

People can also call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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